The next time you’re passing by the New York State Fairgrounds on I-690 and you have some time to kill, think about stopping by the new Onondaga Lake Trail Extension. Officials unveiled the 2.5 mile addition Sunday with an expo and a walk/run.
WAER's Hannah Warren reports Syracuse-area trail-goers have been looking forward to the new space for quite some time.
The crowd gathering beside the Fairgrounds on Sunday morning was ready to move. Everyone lined up beside the new trail entrance, which showcases panoramic views of Onondaga Lake, and it was off to the races.
Onondaga County taxpayers will be spending $2 million more this year on projects meant to keep rainwater from flooding the sewer system. The County Legislature approved the money for additional “Save the Rain” projects…even though the program has its own budget.